senate Bill S6927

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a commission to be known as the "New York city seawall study commission"

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8686 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 tabled
vetoed memo.338
Dec 17, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1945
substituted for s6927a
Jun 19, 2018 substituted by a8686a
ordered to third reading cal.1945
referred to rules
Jun 07, 2018 print number 6927a
Jun 07, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 03, 2018 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Oct 23, 2017 referred to rules

S6927 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3435

S6927 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commission to be known as the "New York seawall study commission" which will study the feasibility, costs, impacts, and best locations for construction of a seawall or sea gate being created to protect the city of New York from sea level rise and storm surge along the entire coastline.

S6927 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6927 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6927

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to establish a commission to be  known  as  the  "New  York  city
  seawall study commission"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. For the purposes of this act,  the  following  terms  shall
have the following meanings:
  1.  "Coastline"  and  "coastal  areas" means the coastline and coastal
areas of New York city;
  2. "Coastal hazards" means the range of  environmental  processes  and
events that may affect coastlines or human activity near coastlines, and
it  includes  but  is not limited to sea level rise, rising groundwater,
coastal flooding, storm surge, coastal storms, or  saltwater  intrusion;
and
  3.  "Sea  level rise" means the mean increase in sea level relative to
shoreline, calculated yearly, on the coastline.
  § 2. There is hereby established a commission to be known as the  "New
York city seawall study commission", hereinafter referred to in this act
as the "commission".
  § 3. 1. The commission shall:
  (a) be composed of 13 members appointed in accordance with subdivision
two of this section; and
  (b)  conduct  its  business  in accordance with the provisions of this
section.
  2. The members shall be appointed for the life of  the  commission  as
follows:
  (a) 3 shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate;
  (b) 1 shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate;
  (c) 3 shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
  (d) 1 shall be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly; and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S6927A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3435

S6927A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commission to be known as the "New York seawall study commission" which will study the feasibility, costs, impacts, and best locations for construction of a seawall or sea gate being created to protect the city of New York from sea level rise and storm surge along the entire coastline.

S6927A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6927A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6927--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to establish a commission to be known as the  "New  York  seawall
  study  commission";  and  providing  for the repeal of such provisions
  upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  New  York  seawall study commission. 1.   There is hereby
established, within the  department  of  environmental  conservation,  a
seawall  study  commission  ("commission")  which  shall  consist  of 14
members who shall be appointed as follows:
  (a) the commissioner of  environmental  conservation  or  his  or  her
designee;
  (b) the secretary of state or his or her designee;
  (c) two members appointed by the governor;
  (d)  two  members  to  be  appointed by the temporary president of the
senate;
  (e) two members to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
  (f) one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate;
  (g) one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly;
  (h) two members to be appointed by the mayor of the city of New York;
  (i) one member to be appointed by the county executive of  the  county
of Nassau; and
  (j)  one  member to be appointed by the county executive of the county
of Suffolk.
  2. The at large members should include individuals with  expertise  in
one  or  more  of  the following areas: climatology; hydrology; environ-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13492-04-8

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